Child Custody Mediation in Texas: Is It Mandatory?

This video features Erin Leake, a Family Law attorney based in Texas.

Austin Family Law Attorney Clarifies the Issue

Video Transcript:

Rob Rosenthal:

Do your child custody issues in Texas have to go to mediation? We ask Austin attorney Erin Leake in this AskTheLawyers™ Quick Question.

Erin Leake:

So there's no requirement in Texas that child custody matters go to mediation, but the majority of courts do require that if you set it for trial, they want you to go to mediation.So while there's no hard rule, the courts do want you to go to mediation for all child custody matters.

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